Culver City, CA : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 
1 videodisc (ca. 114 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in ISBN/ISSN:
Based on the book by Gerald Clarke
Philip Seymour Hoffman, Catherine Keener, Clifton Collins, Jr., Bruce Greenwood, Bob Balaban, Mark Pellegrino, Chris Cooper
In 1959, Truman Capote was a popular writer for The New Yorker. He learns about the horrific and senseless murder of a family of four in Halcomb, Kansas. Inspired by the story, Capote and his partner, Harper Lee, travel to the town to do research for an article. However, as Capote digs deeper into the story, he is inspired to expand the project into what would be his greatest work, "In Cold Blood." He arranges extensive interviews with the prisoners, especially with Perry Smith. However, his feelings of compassion for Perry conflicts with his need for closure for his book which only an execution can provide. That conflict and the mixed motives for both interviewer and subject make for a troubling experience that would produce an literary account that would redefine modern non-fiction
MPAA rating: R; for some violent images and brief strong language
DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
English or dubbed French dialogue; English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean, Thai, Bahasa subtitles; closed-captioned
Related Searches: Capote, Truman, -- 1924-1984 -- DramaSmith, Perry Edward, -- 1928-1965 -- DramaAuthors, American -- Drama -- 20th centuryMurderers -- Interviews -- DramaFeature filmsBiographical filmsVideo recordings for the hearing impairedDrama filmsDVD
Additional Credits: Miller, BennettFutterman, Dan, 1967-Hoffman, Philip Seymour, 1967-2014Keener, CatherineCollins, Clifton, JrGreenwood, Bruce, 1956-Balaban, BobPellegrino, MarkCooper, Chris, 1951-Clarke, Gerald, 1937-United Artists CorporationSony Pictures Classics (Firm)A-Line PicturesCooper's Town ProductionsInfinity Media (Firm)Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
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